Michael Hofstatter, Physiotherapist

Elite Physio - Mississauga’s principal and lead therapist, Michael grew up only minutes from where the clinic is located and has returned back to the Mississauga area to once again make it his home. Michael completed his degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Manitoba and has since worked in several disciplines within the scope of physiotherapy, including private clinics, hospitals, home settings, and research. Michael has completed several continuing education courses which include Advanced Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, spinal manipulation, advanced muscle release, fascial release, joint mobilization, and sport specific treatment and exercise for golf, hockey, running and he is also trained in general strength and conditioning.

Michael also has training in assessing and treating pre- and post-surgical patients for the back, neck, shoulder, knee, ankle, as well as joint replacements for the hip and knee. Previous to this he was in the Canadian Armed Forces where he dedicated over 20 years of service, serving in Canada and Europe and overseas missions. Michael has treated both professional and amateur athletes and is an instructor in Contemporary Acupuncture at McMaster University and continues to upgrade his skills to ensure that his patients receive the best care possible. Michael has a strong sense of community and believes in a healthy balance between an active lifestyle, and proper nutrition and mental health.

What do I need to bring to my physiotherapy treatment?

What are some things to bring to a physiotherapy treatment?

Is physiotherapy painful?

Does physiotherapy hurt?

How often is physiotherapy needed?

How many treatments of physiotherapy are needed, on average?

The difference between AMRT and ART.

What is the difference between AMRT and ART?

The benefits of Kinesio Taping.

What are the benefits of Kinesio Taping? And who would need this done?

Flexibility and Strength

What is the Relationship Between Flexibility & Strength?

Gait Scan Analysis System

What is the Gait Scan Analysis System?

Laser Therapy

What is the laser? How does it work?